ModeS Fabric Review ~ Reversable Tote/Crossbody Bag Tutorial

Are you familiar with ModeS? They are an online shop selling cute stationery, fabrics, bags, accessories and more. If you are a big fan of Kawaii products from Japan, you will love to visit their website.I was contacted by them to review their fabrics and I was more than happy to jump in and enjoy this opportunity ....more

Pinterest Baking Day

Do you collect lots and lots of recipes on your pinterest board? I do. Do you actually go back and make them?.. ....more

Review ~ the Shirt Making Workbook

If there is such a thing as a bible for shirt making, this book would be it.I was given the chance to review the book, "the Shirt Making Workbook" written by David Page Coffin who was an editor at Threads magazine as well as contributing many articals for them. David has taught and lectured all over the U.S, Canada, and U.K. He has also taught an online class for Craftsy.com. What I love is that David did an amazing job explaining things so well throughout the book.Yes, I can sew a garment.. ....more

Tutorial~ Half Circle Skirt {Skirting the Issue}

Hello everyone, I am participating in "skirting the issue" blog hop today! What is skirting the issue? It is a month long event where you are invited to sew along with Liz and Elizabeth of Simple Simon & Co and other participant bloggers to sew skirts to donate to local Foster Care centers ....more

Orange Peel Quilt

The busyness of summer is a bit different than the busyness of the school year. I still drive my kids to activities and to play dates all on top of the places I want to take them. Sometimes it crosses my mind "How many more summers do I have where I have all my kids with me?" ....more

Screech- Bang! ... and Much More

I have written about one of life's curve balls in the past; this post is one of them... as you can see in the picture, that's what happened to my minivan last Monday.I took my car in for an oil change. I take mine in to the car dealership where we bought our car brand new almost 5 years ago ....more

Tutorial ~ Double Sided Placemats with Riley Blake Designs Home Decor Fabric

Have you seen the beautiful home décor fabric line by Riley Blake Designs? They have great selections, but I must say that my most favorite line is Patty Young Home Dec. There are 10 gorgeous colors to choose from and they are a perfect mix of classic and modern ....more

Privacy Screen to Headboard DIY ~ Anthro Inspired

Mr.TRH and I have been married for quite a bit, but we never owned a headboard. Why?Reason 1. When we were newly married there were so many other things we needed to spend money on and it was never a priority.Reason 2 ....more

Summer Blossom Dress Tutorial ~ 30 Days of Sundresses Series at Melly Sews

Guess what? I was asked to be a part of such a fun series: "30 Days of Sundresses" at Melly Sews. It is the 4th year and there are always awesome ideas and dresses ....more

Tutorial ~ Super Easy Quilted Euro Sham

I have been wanting to change the look of our bedding FOR-EVER. Also, we never owned a real bed; it was just a simple frame and mattress and I used Euro pillows to create height in the back with other pillows for years. I recently came across bedding that took my breath away and bought them, but there was no Euro shams from the same line available ....more